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29 June 2020 16:38

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Former EastEnders star Molly Conlin 'held at knifepoint' in terrifying home break-in

ACTRESS Molly Conlin is known for starring in EastEnders. The star has hit the headlines after her home was raided by burglars and she was held at knifepoint. 4 Molly Conlin is a 19-year-old actress Credit: mollyconlinnn She is best known for starring in EastEnders, joining the soap at the tender age of seven. 4 Molly played Dotty Cotton in EastEnders Credit: Handout Who did Molly Conlin play in EastEnders? Speaking about her casting at the time, Molly told Daily Gazette: "I'm really excited about it because I have always wanted to be in EastEnders." 4 Molly is now known for her Instagram following Credit: Refer to Caption What else has Molly Conlin appeared in?

Molly is now an Instagram star and regularly posts selfies to her 22,000 followers. Molly claims she was then shoved to the ground and dragged upstairs where she was threatened with the knife as her house in Witham, Essex. The terrified teen said she was left fearing for her life as the men stole her brother's black Audi A1 and snatched a mobile phone and watch. Molly says her phone was later found nearby as she urged her fans to be careful and lock their front doors. Molly Conlin, the actor who played Dotty Cotton in EastEnders, has said she was held at knifepoint by robbers who broke into her home.

The 19-year-old, who starred in the BBC soap from 2008 to 2010, claimed in a series of since-deleted Twitter posts that two men had "barged" into the Essex property on Saturday afternoon (27 June). Conlin said she had opened the front door after hearing a knock and assuming she had a delivery. She said was then "pushed to the ground" and "dragged" upstairs before being held at knifepoint while the pair raided the house. In a statement posted on Facebook, Essex Police said the robbers had "made off with a watch worth a four-figure sum and a black Audi A1 Sport", and that the woman at the scene "was not hurt but she was left shaken". Aside from EastEnders, Conlin has also appeared in the TV series Horrible Histories and Blandings.

Former EastEnders star Molly Conlin 'held at knifepoint' in terrifying home break-in Picture: Twitter @conlin_molly The actress went through a terrifying ordeal after multiple men barged into her home and stole her belongings. Molly Colin has detailed how she went through an awful ordeal recently, being held at knifepoint by robbers who barged into her home and stole her phone, a car and watch. The ex-EastEnders actress, who played Dotty Cotton when she was younger in the BBC soap, said that four men broke into her home on Saturday and she was speaking out to warn others. Molly has spoken out about the incident that happened at her home in Essex. Her family home in Witham, Essex was raided and Molly, 19, was shoved to the ground and brutally dragged upstairs by the armed robbers, who then held her at knifepoint.

Molly wrote on Twitter how she thought "I was going to die" and "I was begging for my life" during the terrifying incident, but that she's incredibly grateful that she's now okay. The teenager's brother's black Audi A1 was stoles as the thieves found the keys, and they also took her mobile phone which was later found in a ditch. Molly wanted to warn her followers to be incredibly careful and to lock their doors as this could easily happen to anyone. On Twitter, she wrote: "So I didn't know wether to write a post or not but mums saying it's the best thing to do as you never know if its going to happen to you. "At 3 o clock today I was in my house when I got a knock on the door, I opened thinking it was a delivery man.

"2 tall black men barged in, pushed me to the ground, dragged me upstairs and held me at knifepoint as they raided my house. Molly pictured during her time on EastEnders in 2009. She continued: "Little did I know 2 had come through the back of my house also and found my brothers car keys and later all jumped into his black Audi A1 and took my phone and a watch. "They was screaming at me, telling me they was going to hurt me if I didn't give them anything while I was begging for my life being pinned down to the floor. Essex Police confirmed they had launched an investigation following the incident. After Molly posted about the incident on Saturday, her friends flooded to support her on the account. Magazine - Daily News Subscribe Thank you for subscribing See our privacy notice Invalid Email EastEnders actress Molly Conlin was held at knifepoint in a terrifying home raid after four masked men broke in. The soap star, best known for playing Dotty Cotton on the BBC show from 2008 to 2010, took to Twitter over the weekend to detail the horrifying ordeal which took place in the middle of the afternoon. Molly claimed four men "barged in, pushed her to the ground and dragged her upstairs at knifepoint" before raiding the Essex property. (Image: Instagram/Molly Conlin) "At 3 o'clock today I was in my house when I got a knock on the door, I opened it thinking it was the delivery man." "2 tall black men barged in, pushed me to the ground, dragged me upstairs and held me at knife point while raiding my house. (Image: BBC) (Image: Instagram/Molly Conlin) She added: "Little did I know 2 had come through the back of my house also and found my brothers car keys and later all jumped into his black Audi A1 and took my phone and a watch. "They were screaming at me, telling me they was going to hurt me if I didn't give them anything while I was begging for my life being pinned down to the floor. Braintree Essex Police confirmed the incident on Saturday as they urged the public for information. (Image: Twitter/ Molly Conlin) The post read: "We are appealing for information about an aggravated burglary in #Witham today, Saturday 27 June. "The men, who were described as being black, threatened a woman with a knife before carrying out a messy search of the bedrooms. A FORMER soap opera actress has been left "shaken" after men forcefully burgled her home. Molly Conlin, 19, from Witham was shocked after two men raided an address in Cressing Road on Saturday, holding her a knifepoint. The actress rose to fame in 2009 with her portrayal of Dotty Cotton on the soap opera Eastenders. Molly spoke about the incident in a series of tweets, which have since been deleted, saying two men had "barged" in to her house It's understood that Molly opened the door thinking the knocking was due to a delivery man. She tweeted that the two men pushed her over before "dragging" her upstairs and holding her at knifepoint while they searched the house. In her tweets, she said: "I was literally praying as I thought I was going to die" "Little did I know 2 had come through the back of my house also and found my brothers car keys and later all jumped into his black Audi A1 and took my phone and watch. "They was screaming at me, telling me they was going to hurt me if I didn't give them anything while I was begging for my life being pinned down to the floor. It's believed the men made off with a four figure sum Rolex Oyster Perpetual watch and a black Audi A1 Sport. Essex Police are now investigating the incident which took place at 3pm on Saturday 27 June. An Essex Police spokesman said: "We received reports that two masked knocked at an address in Cressing Road at around 3pm before forcing their way inside.